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Romantic oceanfront lodging and dining on the Mendocino Coast

Our menu also features nightly specials from the freshest available ingredients.

Starters
Seafood Chowder
With bacon, Prince Edward Island mussels, Manilla clams, shrimp, sherry wine, fresh dill, Yukon gold potatoes & garlic crouton garnish.
$ 10.00
Tossed Green Salad
organic greens tossed with tender beets & toasted pumpkin seeds with a tangy mango & rice wine vinaigrette, Asian pear & crisp leek garnish.
$ 11.00
Roasted Garlic Caesar Salad
Crisp Romaine lettuce tossed with zesty roasted garlic dressing, house-made croutons, Parmesan cheese, & lemon.
$ 11.00
add two grilled prawns $5
Iceberg Lettuce "Wedge" Salad
bacon, marinated onions, creamy feta cheese dressing & crisp potato garnish
$ 11.00
Fresh Oysters on the Half Shell
Half dozen Fanny Bay oysters served chilled with two sauces: Mike's "famous" Mojo Sauce, & a fire-roasted red bell pepper cocktail sauce.
$ 16.00
Steamed Shellfish
Prince Edward Island mussels, Manilla clams, & tender rock shrimp with caramelized bacon, brandy & lemon, finished with a touch of cream & fresh basil.
$ 16.00
Main Courses
Creamy Mushroom Risotto
Medley of domestic & wild mushrooms & sundried tomatoes sauteed in a creamy style Italian risotto, finished with mushroom essence, Asiago cheese and sweet butter, garnished with roasted butternut squash.
$ 18.50
Blue Cheese & Tomato Penne
carmelized onions, garlic & mushrooms in a rich blue cheese & tomato cream sauce, served with penne pasta & garnished with toasted pistachios
$ 18.50
A.R.I. Cheeseburger
Choice Angus beef grilled to order & served on a fresh house made sesame bun with Monterey Jack & sharp cheddar cheeses & choice of tossed side salad.
$ 16.00
Cioppino
Manilla clams, Prince Edward Island mussels, fresh seafood, rock shrimp & bay scallops, in a slightly spicy & aromatic tomato-fennel broth, served with garlic crostini
$ 24.50
Lime & Ginger Grilled Prawns
Sweet jumbo shrimp marinated & basted on the grill with lime, ginger, garlic & soy, sauced with a tangy cilantro-lime butter & served with steamed coconut jasmine rice & caramelized beets.
$ 29.50
Grilled Swordfish
Fresh Pacific fillet, basted on the grill with lemon & olive oil, served on a bed of bacon, onions, mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, bell peppers, & wilted kale, with garlic-mashed red potatoes & topped with a tomato-truffle butter.
$ 29.00
Grilled Tenderloin of Pork
Tender pork marinated with Burgundy wine vinegar, garlic & extra virgin olive oil, sliced thin & sauced with a Crème de Cassis, sweet onion & dried cherry glaze, served with garlic-mashed red potatoes
$ 27.50
Grilled Filet Mignon
Certified choice beef gratinéed with bacon & Bavarian Camozola cheese, sauced with a mushroom, brandy & shallot demi-glace, served with garlic-mashed red potatoes, & sautéed vegetable medley
$ 34.50
...add three grilled prawns $7

“Most Romantic”

-Karen Brown's 2009 Readers' Choice Awards

“Mark Bowery's wine and spirits list...is the kind of list that a wine lover instantly recognizes as having been chosen by another wine lover-and it extends 28 pages...”

-Departures Magazine

"The Albion River Inn has the best views and the best chef - Stephen Smith - between San Francisco and Seattle."

-Men's Journal

"...step out on your private deck and take in one of the most outstanding blufftop views of the Mendocino Coast."

-Sunset Magazine

“You'll wine and dine unforgettably from Chef Stephen Smith's superbly prepared menu and the award winning wine list.”

-Wine Spectator

 

“The wine list...is first-rate...an ideal oceanfront destination.”

-Diversion Magazine

“Best United States Wine List Award”

-Restaurant Hospitality Magazine

"Million-dollar views, a fireplace and piano music make for magical evenings at this Californian refuge overlooking the misty cliffs of Albion, where superior food and unrushed service delight diners."

-Zagat Survey